The Dunwoody Art Commission will hold its first meeting on January 28

The newly appointed Town of Dunwoody Arts Commission will hold its first meeting on January 28.

The commission is responsible for developing policies, procedures and guidelines for the implementation of the public art implementation plan recently adopted by the city. The commission will also review and approve any public art.

The meeting is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. on January 28 and will be held virtually via a Zoom link that will be on the city’s website here.

The members of the new commission appointed by Mayor Lynn Deutsch and information about them provided by the city are as follows:

  • Jim Cramer, Design Strategist, Educator and CEO Emeritus of the American Institute of Architects
  • Bobbe Gillis, professional art and design consultant at ART & Associates, and former owner, for 13 years, of a gallery representing local artists.
  • Bob Lavender, owner of a small business in the printing industry with business experience including project management.
  • Mary Michael, landscape architect and managing partner of LandMatter Studios, LLC. While working for the town of Sandy Springs, she designed the final layout for the Playable Art Park at the Abernathy Greenway.
  • Alicia Price-Fowler, professional pastry chef and owner of Pum’s Sweets. She worked with “the culinary art” through her home bakery.
  • Tina Walden, Craftsman and Owner of ReVarne LLC, an online business providing furniture painting, home decor, and custom clothing.
  • Howard Wertheimer, architect and member of the Georgia Tech Arts Advisory Board. He is also the COO of the Piedmont Park Conservancy in Atlanta.

John Ruch is an Atlanta-based journalist. Previously, he was the editor of Reporter Newspapers. More from John Ruch

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